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Tag Archives: Ashley Cole

Why Filipe Luis Should Become Chelsea’s First Choice Left-Back

Posted on by Saad Rashid
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As Stamford Bridge emptied on Wednesday following Chelsea FC’s win over Bolton, some players truly stood out from others. Kurt Zouma did well on his Chelsea debut, Oscar scored a superb goal, while Filipe Luis shined the most, showing exactly … Continue reading

Fantasy League Tips – Gameweek 21

Posted on by Stuart Webb

Gameweek 21 kicks off on New Year’s Day, the perfect time to have a quick recap on some of the season’s best performers so far. Starting between the sticks we have Manchester City’s Joe Hart, the Blue half of Manchester … Continue reading

The Ten Most Overrated Players In The Premier League

Posted on by James Beckett

The Premier League has plenty of incredibly talented players, but who is getting more praise or attention than they merit, here is a countdown of the Premier League’s most overrated players. Feel free to add your suggestions. 10- Matthew Upson … Continue reading

Winning, the Liverpool Way

Posted on by Chris McQuade

After the draw at St. Andrews I contended that Liverpool needed to change the way they played to get results. They were too narrow, with no pace and their full-backs went nowhere. It led to a dour game of football … Continue reading

Ashley Cole: Chelsea's Difference-Maker

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

Love him or hate him, Ashley Cole is the best at his position in England, and arguably the world. While this has been the case for many years (although I’m sure the Evra family might object), under Carlo Ancelotti Cole … Continue reading

English Football Is Not Dead, But It's On The Critical List

Posted on by Paul Bestall

There is a current malaise effecting almost everyone in England that follows the national side, from fans, retailers, journalists and TV executives. The finger of blame is being pointed fairly equally between Fabio Capello and the highly paid, highly hyped … Continue reading

England v USA: The Key Matchups

Posted on by Patrick Dresslar

Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, John Terry, Ashley Cole. An illustrious lot, these world footballing stars would make the starting XI of just about every squad on the planet and are known from the Midwest to the Midlands. Landon … Continue reading

The 7 Players Fabio Capello Should Drop From England's World Cup Squad

Posted on by Kristian Downer

Well the 30 players named in Fabio Capello’s England squad have had multiple trainng sessions and two games to earn their place on the plane to South Africa. Now is the time that this squad must be trimmed to 23 … Continue reading

The England Outsiders#2 Full-Backs

Posted on by Paul Bestall

With less than 3 months to go until England’s first group game against the U.S.A on June 12th in the World Cup and one particular pair of positions are causing more problems than anyone envisaged. At full strength, the English … Continue reading

Premier League Form XI

Posted on by Kristian Downer

The saying goes that ‘form is temporary but class is permanent’ and on many levels this holds true, however such a huge part of professional sport is the mental aspect of the game, which at the highest level can be just as, … Continue reading

Reasons Why Chelsea Won't Win the League

Posted on by Sebastian Shepard

For the entirety of the season, Chelsea have seemed poised to put insurmountable distance between  themselves and the nearest opposition.  Yet this moment never arrived.  Draws and losses, often at those crucial games, have seen them lose ground in the … Continue reading

Chelsea Are Fast Becoming An Off Field Joke That Could Ruin England's Summer

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The Marquis De Sade was never short of a quote or two, but one that currently could be applied to certain members of Chelsea’s first team squad at the current time sprang to mind after today’s latest off field crisis … Continue reading

Who Should Replace Ashley Cole In the England World Cup Squad?

Posted on by Aram Gyan

It was all going all too swimmingly in the run-up to the World Cup, wasn’t it England supporters? That vindaloo dinner was digesting so well. A triumphant qualifying campaign, including two supremely satisfying Croatia thumpings. A seemingly straightforward World Cup … Continue reading

Hiddink Is Right To Fear Barcelona, Not Just Messi

Posted on by Paul Bestall

How do you stop the best player in the world, Lionel Messi will probably be keeping Guus Hiddink awake tonight as he prepares for his stiffest test yet as Chelsea’s interim manager. Whilst I appreciate the bravado that Hiddink is … Continue reading

Steve Bruce Is Right To Come Clean Over Zaki

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Why don’t more managers come clean in the press about disruptive or unprofessional players? It seems that more and more in these sanitised and sponsorship heavy times that too many people keep quiet about the players who are taking the … Continue reading

Ashley Cole Can’t Keep His Mouth Shut While Liverpool Is Overpriced

Posted on by Johnathan Starling

So we have another Premier League footballer in trouble with the law. Chelsea defender Ashley Cole early Thursday morning decided after a night out doing charity work, that he would decide to have a little too much booze and then … Continue reading

Where Now For Chelsea?

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Where were you when the news of Scolari’s sacking broke this afternoon? I saw it on facebook, followed by a text message from a friend who works at ESPN. I can honestly say that the decision by Roman Abramovich and … Continue reading

Chelsea In Trouble

Posted on by Christopher Walker

   Late Liverpool Halt Chelsea’s Faltering Challenge It’s a cold Sunday afternoon and I’ve parked my backside on the sofa to watch Liverpool vs Chelsea, a clash of the title contenders. Man United’s ominous form coupled with their rivals inability to keep pace … Continue reading